By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

The Flying Mercury - Rochester, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme
N 43° 09.280 W 077° 36.650
18T E 287725 N 4781299
Quick Description: Mercury: created by J. Guernsey Mitchell in 1881, and made of riveted copper plates by John Siddons Company. Best viewed from the east side of the Genesee River: from Rundell Library at Broad St. or the convention center at Main St.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2011 3:04:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMD966
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 5

Long Description:
This 21 foot statue was originally erected atop the Kimball's Peerless Tobacco Works building. The building was demolished in 1951 and replaced by the Rochester War Memorial (visit link) . In 1973, the statue was restored by members of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 46 working for the Spring Sheet Metal and Roofing Company (visit link) . It now sits atop the West Thomson Publishing building at 50 East Broad Street, Rochester, New York (visit link) .
Time Period: Ancient

Epic Type: Mythical

Exhibit Type: Figure, Statue, 3D Art

Approximate Date of Epic Period: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
To post a log for this waymark, take a picture of the location and tell at least 'a little' bit about your encounter, impression or experience.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Epic Beings and Creatures
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
JAKKTeam visited The Flying Mercury - Rochester, NY 10/28/2013 JAKKTeam visited it
wander41 visited The Flying Mercury - Rochester, NY 5/4/2013 wander41 visited it

View all visits/logs